A Charolais bull from D and M Campbell, Lingland, Occumster, topped Dingwall and Highland Marts' multi-breed show and sale of 22 pedigree bulls at Dingwall, selling for 4000gns.

The bull, a two-year-old, stood reserve champion at the pre-sale show and sold to W Nicolson, Uig.

Champion was a similarly aged Limousin from A and G Howie, West Knock, Peterhead, that made 3500gns selling to HI MacKinnon, Broadford.

The firm also sold 52 adult head of breeding cattle, where the four bulling heifers peaked at £1080 for an Aberdeen-Angus from Orbliston, Fochabers, cows with heifer calves sold to £2120 for a Salers cross from Whitebog, and cows with male calves peaked at £2050 for a Simmental cross from Fanblair Farm, Kiltarlity.

LEADING prices – Lim – 3400gns West Knock; 3000gns Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge; 2000gns Easter Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck; 1800gns Calrossie Mains, Nigg; 1750gns Badrain, Culbokie. Sim – 3100gns Druid Temple, Inverness; 2400gns Birchfield, Huntly; 2000gns Blackford Farm, Croy. Char – 3300gns Tacher, Latheron; 3000gns, 2800gns Mains of Auchmedden, Pennan. Sal – 1450gns Whitebog, Rosemarkie. AA – 3000gns Inkstack, Thurso; 2300gns Wester Fearn, Ardgay; 2200gns Balavil Estate, Kingussie. BSH – 3400gns Smallburn Farms, Duffus; 1900gns Glenrinnes Estate, Dufftown. WSH – 1500gns Holly House, Conon Bridge.